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Christmas at sea

Christmas at Sea. Once I was kicked by a mule, as I was remonstrating, a dog interfered and bit my ankle. There is something deeply embarrassing to lose arguments to animals. Guayaquil, Colombia, I hadn´t gone ashore for fun but to buy food stuff for the crew. Since it was a few days before Christmas and even our Moslems crew liked something extra. It is difficult to get into the festive mood when it is hot and I had been bitten and kicked, Jesus was born in a barn which is a good place to be a cold winter night as animals exude good warmth. I marvel of the nativities of Joseph, a finer man than me; a person unsung through times. Chicken for Christmas, not pork, in every mess hall there were a coloured trees, since the Islamists do not drink there was peace on earth; I forgave the mule and the bloody, yellow monster of a dog. And silently the old tramper ploughed the sea on her way to Jamaica, where the seaman´s priest would invite us Christians to sing psalms and hand out little presents of socks and gloves knitted by kind ladies back in Norway.

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Date: 12/3/2012 9:25:00 PM
Jan.. love the verse.. enjoyed stopping by tonight~Always~Pd
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jan oskar hansen
Date: 12/4/2012 3:31:00 AM
thank you destroyer
Date: 12/3/2012 6:55:00 AM
Did you sing with the priest and seamen? It's a lovely picture giving knitted socks and gloves to Jamaicans. love, Kathy
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jan oskar hansen
Date: 12/3/2012 7:58:00 AM
I only pretended to sing
Date: 12/3/2012 4:31:00 AM
nice share,,,,thank you jan for your nice work,..enjoyed!!! <3 SK
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jan oskar hansen
Date: 12/3/2012 7:58:00 AM
thank you Sukmawati